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Civil War drum
Description Hand-painted drum composed of a walnut-stained wood shell and black painter hoops with rope tuning cords. The drum was used in the Civil War by Calvin R. Fix, a Private in the 4th Minnesota Infantry Regiment who rose to the rank of Principal Musician in the 11th Minnesota. See also Drumsticks, 9971.1.B,C.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 14 inches height
15.5 inches diameter
Nomenclature Drum (membranophone)
Subjects Used by: Fix, Calvin R.
Used by: United States Army, 11th Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1864-1865), Company B
Used by: United States Army, 4th Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1865), Company K
Used during Civil War
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used in Belle Plaine, Scott County, Minnesota, United States
Music. Instruments
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9971.1.A